The Equality Act & NHS Continuing Health Care

I’ve come across the below, just wondering if anyone has factored it in Assessments/Appeals?

Eligibility for CHC has nothing to do with medical need (per se) it’s all about totality of the need for CARE - Section 6 of the Equality Act defines a disabled person as someone who:

(a) . . . has a physical or mental impairment, and

(b) the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on [that
person’s] ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

Substantial and long term - (how is that even quantified), I am wondering if thats the hard bit to prove…could relate to one of my sons…but i imagine it would be hard to get.

From what I understand its so hard to get even harder now.

Following this one…

Hope you get some answers

Care is important for everyone, the best care i think a person can have in their lives is a care for self. That is most important. I did a test on mental health and the results came back 96% mentally ill. :wink: It depends on the person i suppose. Wish you all the best in your future.

Joshua, this is a site for family unpaid carers. Who do you care for, personally?